On Tuesday this week we had a number of visitors drop in on our rehearsal at the Morlais Hall.
During the Summer months, the Mission in Blaenllechau plays host to a Summer School, which is run by Volunteer International Students.
Local children are kept occupied and learn about the various countries where the volunteers live, whilst the volunteers learn from the children about the country they are working in.
Activities vary from day to day and are held over 2 sites, The Mission in Blaenllechau and Rhondda Fach Sports Centre in Tylorstown.
The volunteers this year are from Wales, Italy, France, Spain and Estonia.
The Morlais have hosted the students for many years and the hospitality continues after the rehearsal in a local hostlery – typically the Ferndale Hotel (AKA ‘The New Pub’) after Tuesday rehearsals, or The Glynrhedyn after Friday rehearsals.